Recreation Centres

Do you just want something fun to do? Here are a few ideas to get you going in your free time.

Stratford Skate Park

Stratford skate park has ramps and rails for skateboarding and BMX biking

Mitchell Lion’s Park
http://mitchellbia.ca/index.php/things-to-do/58-mitchell-lion-s-park

Located along the Thames River * splash pad * children’s playground equipment * outdoor pool * mini zoo * covered pavilion and picnic areas

Exeter Public Swimming Pool
http://www.southhuron.ca

Outdoor swimming pool * swimming lessons & public swim times

Clinton Skate Park

Clinton skate park has ramps and rails for skateboarding and BMX biking

Central Huron YMCA
http://www.ymcaswo.ca

Provides community based recreation programs for adults, children and families * fitness programs * March Break camp * babysitter course * PA day camps

Central Huron
http://www.centralhuron.com

Arena and Community Centre * outdoor swimming pool

West Perth Youth Centre
http://www.stratfordperthymca.com/

Provides a safe place for youth to socialize * adult supervision and role modeling * encourage, enable, and provide information on positive living and healthy development * social and recreational activities, informal counselling available

Stratford. Community Services Department
http://www.stratfordcanada.ca/site_ourcitylife/things_to_do_recreation_facilities.asp

Facility for minor hockey, girls ringette, girls hockey, and many adult hockey leagues * public skating takes place at Dufferin Sunday afternoons during the winter

Stratford. Community Services Department
http://www.city.stratford.on.ca/site_ourcitylife/things_to_do_recreation_facilities.asp

In winter, Allman Arena is the home of the Stratford Cullitons Jr. B Hockey Club with home games every Friday night * Stratford Minor Hockey * Stratford Skating Club * Stratford Ringette * Stratford Girls Minor Hockey Association
Space available for Trade Shows * TV Commercial shoots * Annual Antique Show * Craft Shows * Community Hall upstairs suitable for meetings, receptions and special events for up to 250 people

Stratford. Community Services Department
http://www.city.stratford.on.ca/site_ourcitylife/things_to_do_recreation_facilities.asp

For sporting, cultural, and private events * two NHL-size ice rinks * various meeting space * a multi-use Community Hall * food and beverage amenities

Also located on the site of the Stratford Rotary Complex, is the Stratford Agriplex which includes a Farmer’s Market, a bingo and gaming centre, meeting spaces, and a Field house (used part of the year for various sports)

Upper Thames River Conservation Authority
http://www.wildwoodconservationarea.ca

A 473 site campground with modern washrooms and laundry facilities * lake excellent for swimming, boating, sailing and fishing * 30 kilometres of hiking and cycling trails * summer recreation programs * large day use area * special events include Family Fishing Derby *canoe and kayak rentals available* in winter, Wildwood offers trails for hiking, snowshoeing, ungroomed cross-country skiing, groomed fat bike trails *

YMCA of Stratford-Perth
http://www.stratfordperthymca.com

Health, Fitness, and Recreation complex offers a variety of programs * physical activities and sports for people of all ages and abilities * the YMCA is a multi-service charity providing opportunities for growth in spirit, mind and body for people of all backgrounds, beliefs and abilities * the YMCA is open to all

Mitchell & District Arena

Arena * Community Hall * Dance Hall * Meeting Rooms

Township of Perth East
https://www.pertheast.ca/en/thingstodo.aspx

Arena * banquet halls * meeting rooms * outdoor pool * ball diamond * soccer field * playground * some fitness classes offered, call for details * designated rest/cooling area for extreme weather alerts and is available in case of emergencies as a shelter

Wallace Community Centre and Arena
http://www.northperth.ca

Arena for public skating, figure skating, hockey * Community Hall available for weddings, anniversaries, and other celebrations

Elma-Logan Recreation Complex
http://www.northperth.ca/municipal/rec_facilities.php#elmarc

Facility offers indoor and outdoor recreation facilities and programs * arena ice and hall are available for weddings, anniversaries and other celebrations

Hensall Complex
http://www.town.bluewater.on.ca

Hockey arena * public ice skating * can host events * two banquet halls and meeting rooms

South Huron Recreational Centre
http://www.southhuron.ca

Spacious, air conditioned hall can be rented * Licensed * capacity of 508 * bar area with beverage cooler * kitchen * staff can assist with arrangements * ice pad in winter months * arena floor perfect for large functions during summer * concession * Call for rental details and availability * Designated heating and cooling centre * Designated disaster relief centre

Huron East. Municipal Office
http://www.huroneast.com/index.php?sltb=recreation_rslts&rec_loc=b&dept_lnk=Recreation%20-%20Brussels

Arena * public ice skating * curling * banquet, and meeting rooms * outdoor pool (lessons available) * soccer field * baseball field and pickle ball * tennis * karate * volleyball * basketball * yoga and zumba

YMCA of Goderich-Huron
http://www.ymcaswo.ca

Public arena that offers seasonal programs such as hockey, ice skating, and other ice sports * meeting space available for rental * full kitchen and auditorium operating year round

REACH Huron
http://www.reachhuron.ca

REACH Huron is an education and event centre located in Clinton, ON. REACH offers summer camps, equine clinics, special events and horse shows throughout the year.

Facilities offered for rent include:

* indoor agricultural arena and horse stalls
* teaching barn and classroom in the arena complex
* banquet room, board room and classrooms

Operated as a non-profit charitable corporation * educational programs are offered at REACH Huron, delivered by University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus, Fanshawe College and Contact North (online learning)

Central Huron
http://www.centralhuron.com

Full service health, recreation, entertainment and community centre. NHL size ice rink, gymnasium, wellness area consisting of cardio and strength training equipment, community meeting space. LIBRO Community Hall available to rent including the modern, up-to-date kitchen facility * outdoor swimming pool

North Huron. Municipal Office
http://www.northhuron.ca/hall_rentals.php?area=re19

Indoor skating * hockey (not refrigerated) * meeting/banquet (3 years licensed ) space with kitchen facilities

North Huron
http://www.northhuron.ca

Hockey arena * public skating * hall and meeting room * campground * meeting room hold approx 20 people * Blyth Hall holds approx 360 people * can be licensed for 360 people * extra large kitchen facilities * designated Heating and Cooling Centre * designated Disaster Relief Centre – shelter for 80 – reception for 300

St John Ambulance – Stratford-Perth
http://www.sja.ca

Trained volunteers provide first aid and health care services * First Aid and safety courses include:

* CPR A, C and HCP, Emergency Level First Aid, Standard Level First Aid, Medical First Responder and Specialized Training
* babysitting training for groups and individuals
* defibrillator training for groups and individuals

First aid products including First Aid Kits and AEDs are available for purchase

St Marys LEO Club
http://www.e-leoclubhouse.org/sites/stmarys/

The St. Marys LEO Club (an Alpha LEO Club) is a volunteer organization for youth between the ages of 12 and 18 inclusive who live in St. Marys and area. Proudly sponsored by the St. Marys Lions Club.

Scouts Canada
http://www.scouts.ca

Help young people achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and as members of their local, national and international communities * youth are divided into five sections based on age groups and are all open to both males and females: Beavers: 5-7 years; Cubs: 8-10 years; Scouts: 11-14 years; Venturers: 14-17 years; Rovers: 18-26 years

Girl Guides of Canada
http://www.girlguides.ca/WEB/ON

Outings, camping, international travel, leadership development, community service

Royal Canadian Sea Cadets

Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces

Royal Canadian Army Cadets
http://www.armycadetleague.on.ca/index.php/corps-directory/162-middlesex_huron

Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces. Cadets will give your child the opportunity to go to camps located on military bases and training exercises all over Ontario and possibly further.

Royal Canadian Army Cadets
http://www.armycadetleague.on.ca/index.php/corps-directory/164-brussels

National organization to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, in an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces.

Royal Canadian Army Cadets
http://www.armycadetleague.on.ca/index.php/corps-directory/166-clinton

National organization develops in youth the attributes of leadership, citizenship and physical fitness, within an environment that stimulates an interest in the Canadian Forces.

Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps
http://www.cadets.ca

Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces.

Air Cadet League of Canada
http://aircadetleague.com/

Promotes discipline, leadership, citizenship, military training and aircraft skills for male and female youth * use website to locate squadron, can search by province, city or squadron number

Royal Canadian Air Cadets

Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces * Activities include: orienteering, biathlon, marksmanship, drill, band and survival training.

Royal Canadian Air Cadets
https://19air1.wixsite.com/mysite

Cadets form a national organization whose purpose is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within an environment that simulates an interest in the Canadian Forces

Stratford Agricultural Society
http://www.stratfordfairgrounds.com

Provides leadership to the entire agricultural fair industry through promotion, communication and educational activities.

Huron Central Agricultural Society
http://www.clintonspringfair.com

Agricultural Society * Clinton Spring Fair held on the first Saturday in June includes:
* Friday evening – Homecraft and Junior Homecrafts exhibits, Demolition Derby, midway
* Saturday livestock shows – horse, poultry, entertainment, midway
* Sunday – goat and horse show, midway
* youth activities all day Satruday
* Garden tractor pull

Brussels Agricultural Society
http://brusselsfallfair.ca

Brussels Agricultural Society * fall fair on the 3rd week in September, exhibiting home craft, vegetables, field crop, photography, quilting, children education * 2018 is the 157th year. This years fair is Sept 18-19th.

YMCA of Stratford-Perth
http://www.stratfordperthymca.com

Fitness classes for all ages * educational and social programs * preschool programs * aquatic programs * pool * gym * licensed child care * day camps * lifestyle centre * youth centres

Summer day camps offer a variety of programming for children ages 3-16 including: cooking, yoga, singing, art, sports, canoeing, swimming and karate.

YMCA of Goderich-Huron
http://ymcaswo.ca/p/437/l/569/orgid/22853/t/YMCA_Home

Community based recreation programs for adults, children and families * fitness programs * indoor swimming pool and lessons * volunteers

Click here to view program schedules for fitness and wellness programs, youth programs and camps.

North Huron Wescast Community Complex
http://www.northhuron.ca/recreation.php?area=re23

Hockey arena * public skating * indoor pool * fitness * squash * volleyball and basketball

Volunteers are welcome, call for details.

Vanastra Recreation Centre
http://www.huroneast.com

Community Centre * indoor swimming pool * swimming lessons * Weight room * sauna * fitness classes- Aqua Aerobics, Boot Camp, Aquatic Therapy * summer day camp * Standard First Aid* Indoor Kayak/Canoe*Pool Rentals for birthday parities or special events

St Marys. Recreation Department
http://www.townofstmarys.com/living/arena_community_centre.aspx?id=148

Recreation facility offering:

Aquatic Centre – indoor 4-lane, 25-metre saltwater pool * on-deck dry sauna * 7-person spa 8 leisure pool * family change rooms * outdoor splash pad

Double ice pads – Hockey Canada standards * 185′ by 85′ * ice is converted to a dry floor surface in the off season for floor hockey, volleyball, in-line skating and concerts * eleven dressing rooms * two referee rooms * up to 1400 seats for spectators * enclosed viewing, licenced overlooks the Rock Rink

Meeting room, kitchen and activity rooms and a Older Adult Centre * Community Hall capacity 400 people * Facility is a designated warming or cooling centre for anyone to access as a rest area during extreme weather conditions